Acumen America

Acumen America

Tackling poverty in the US through entrepreneurship

Investment Fund Manager | United States of America | Equality & Empowerment/Minorities/Previously Excluded Populations

 

Overview

Acumen raises charitable donations to invest in companies leaders and ideas that are changing the way the world tackles poverty.Acumen was incorporated on April 1 2001 with seed capital from the Rockefeller Foundation Cisco Systems Foundation and three individual philanthropists. Our desire was to transform the world of philanthropy by looking at all human beings not as distant strangers but as members of a single global community where everyone had the opportunity to build a life of dignity.

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Investment Fund Manager Nonprofit Operating

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Mar, 2018

Joint $1,2M Seed Other

MyVyllage

Early Childhood Education Reimagined

We ve created MyVyllage as a solution that works for...

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Women and Girls
Human Rights Protection or Expansion
Access to Education

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United States of America

People


Jan 11, 2018

 $5M Other

EarnUp

Intelligent loan payment automation.

We are dedicated to helping every American simplify their financial...

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Income/Productivity Growth
Equality & Empowerment/Minorities/Previously Excluded Populations
Access to Financial Services

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United States of America

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Matthew Cooper

May, 2016

 $300K Seed

WorkAmerica

Connect education to employment for our workforce

At WorkAmerica we are tackling the biggest social issue to...

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Access to Information

regions

United States of America

People

Michael Colonnese

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    Headquarters :

    444 Spear Street
    Suite 213
    San Francisco California 94105
    United States of America



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